Steven Wesley Jacobs

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Steven Wesley Jacobs, 73, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at his home in Nevada, Mo., following a lengthy illness. Steven was born on Sept. 24, 1946, in Kansas City, Kan., to Clarence Melvin and Ileane Agnes (Jaster) Jacobs. On June 26, 1965, he married Jessie Louise Culbertson in El Dorado Springs, Mo., and she survives of the home.

Steven grew up in Kansas City, Kan. At age 17 or 18 he moved to El Dorado Springs and in 1977 moved to Nevada where he has continued to reside. He worked for MKT Railroad in 1967 and retired from MNA Railroad in 2006. He was an avid CB’er, his handle was RR (Railroader), and he was also an avid hunter and fisherman. Steven was a member of the Nevada Eagles.

In addition to his wife, Jessie, survivors include three sons, Steven Jacobs Jr., Nevada, Stanley Jacobs, Nevada, and Stewart Jacobs and his wife, Kerrie, Butler, Mo.; six grandchildren, Hayley Belanger and her husband, Mike, Mitchell Jacobs, Quinton Jacobs, Jessica Koger and her husband, Jonathan, Kyler Jacobs (Kelsey), and Kale Jacobs; six great-grandchildren, Keylee Jacobs, Kade Jacobs, Kameron Jacobs and Riggin Koger, Emmett and Hunter Belanger; two sisters, Karen Skaggs and her husband, Norman, Kansas City, Mo., and Leslie Tuckness and her husband, John, Tightwad, Mo.; one brother, Dennis Jacobs, Mound City, Kan.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Kevin Jacobs; one brother, Richard Jacobs; and his mother and father-in-law, Zelpha and Jessie Culbertson.

Memorial services with visitation following will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Inurnment will be held at the Wright Cemetery in Cedar County, Mo., at a later date.

Contributions made in Steven’s memory to “Giving Fore Living” to promote for Organ Donation in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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